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May 20, 2010 – PuntaSanta Domingo, Bahia Concepcion

As usual with Earl, we left Santa Rosalia early – too early for me. We had just gotten up and I was still in my nighty when he started up the engine and told me to hurry up, get dressed, get the lines and pull in the fenders. I got cross and grumpy…

Marquesas

All things considered we were ready to leave these beautiful islands. We were stuck in a rolly anchorage in Nuku Hiva for about a week and half since we needed the internet to formulate a plan to replace the batteries. In hindsight, it was time well …

Think OCEAN! Vote Ayla!

Location: New Bern, North Carolina Oceana, the largest international organization focused solely on ocean conservation has announced the finalist for their 2010 Ocean Hero Award. Ayla is humbled and greatly honored to be selected as one of their five Junior Hero finalist . Oceana, is 100% dedicated to fighting on behalf of our world’s oceans. […]

May 18, 2010 – Santa Rosalia

May 12, 2010 – Puerto Don Juan, Bahia de los Angeles May 12th is a big day – my Bella’s birthday. It is hard to believe that she is six today. Time goes too fast. We called to wish her a happy birthday and she was already wearing the pink ‘…

Adventure

Adventure N-62 Hull 22 2010-05-15 08:02:00

After a couple of bloody mary’s and two Kalik Bahamain Beers we managed to hammer out a new float plan.Based on the latest forecast the winds are supposed to hold steadily at 20 knots with 8 foot seas. Better to stay here in our protected harbor and he…

Adventure

Still In Staniel

We have spent time here snorkeling and performing some deferred maintenance. The winds have been above 20 knotts for the last four days. We are hopping for a reduction in the next few days so we can head out. We will probably clear out of the Bahamas h…

Scarborough to Great Sandy Straits Marina

Opal Lady was gleaming and all dressed in nice new clothes before we undressed her and left the dock at Scarborough. Whilst having our warranty work completed we engaged Paul from AT SEA Marine and Auto Trimming, Redcliffe Qld that did an amazing …

GSSR 2010 No 6. – Hiroshima to Fukuoka

Greetings all!
 
Over the past three days the GSSR group of three boats has run from Hiroshima Japan to Fukuoka, a distance of about 180 miles.

The right choice for just the Pacific Northwest?

Last week we answered this blog comment:

Given you have all these changes taking into consideration the PNW waters, I am wondering
if you feel you have had to compromise at all on design given you are introducing…

May 9, 2010 – Heading North from Caleta San Juanico to Santa Rosalia

The afternoon that we left Escondido was beautiful, with almost no wind. The downside of these conditions was the heat, which seems to be increasing quickly. Although it was only in the high 80’s, it was more humid than in the past and even light cl…